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Snowshoe
While various forms of sliding on snow attract the bulk of Sierra winter adventurers, another alternative is to go snowshoeing. If you want to be on snow, like to hike and the thought of escaping the resort crowds appeals to you, snowshoeing might be a...Read more
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Alpenglow Sports Give onto others
For fifteen years the Alpenglow Sports Winter Speaker Series has brought hundreds of folks together in Squaw Valley to witness the presentations of top outdoor adventurers. The events allow you to hang out with all of your friends, witness some amazing stories, and purchase tickets...Read more
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Picture 1000 Words
Usually in this space I try to opine about the beauty of Lake Tahoe, talk about things that can be done around the lake, or more recently, relay important information of how you can help the Tahoe community through the pandemic. But for a change,...Read more
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Help North Lake Tahoe
The small businesses, medical facilities, local employees and residents of North Lake Tahoe are all struggling under the impacts of Covid 19. While we are a community of resilient people who love living in one of the most beautiful places on earth, there are a...Read more
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Early Season Switcheroo
On Sunday afternoon, Lake Tahoe was a sheet of glass. The deep blue sky was veined with wispy high clouds, reflected in the crystal clear water. Above the mirror, the highest peaks sat clothed in the white of the first snows of the season. I...Read more
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Coming Back To Tahoe
Even when you live in a place as beautiful as Lake Tahoe it’s always good to head out of town in November to spend some time in a warm place. I just spent two weeks in the southern California desert hiking and road biking. The...Read more
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Five Lakes Trail
The Five Lakes Trail is a trail I’ve hiked at least once a year for decades. It is fairly short, although with a steady, stiff climb you will get a good workout, and the views for the entire journey are varied and awesome. The problem...Read more
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A Day At Sand Harbor
During the summer months Sand Harbor was a no-go for me. It is certainly one of the prettiest places to be at Tahoe, but from June through September the parking lot would fill up and close for the day by early in the morning. The...Read more
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East Shore Mural
A stroll along the East Shore Trail between Incline Village and Sand Harbor has always provided a spectacular view and access to several beautiful beaches. But now, it has two other things going for it. First, in the summer, this trail is super busy, as...Read more
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Riding To Watson Lake
The biggest network of mountain biking trails in the Tahoe region sits above Tahoe City and the Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area. The trails include fairly easy loops near the cross-country ski area, more challenging climbs with views of Lake Tahoe, miles of the Tahoe...Read more
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